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Jan 2, 2013 9:00am EST
at 8 eastern with david talbot on the history of san francisco from 1967 to 1982. at 8:55 elizabeth dowling taylor on the life of white house slave paul jennings and his eventual freedom in 1847. at 9:50 chandra manning discusses the reasons why americans fought the civil war. and at 10:15, arthur herman on how fdr brought business leaders across the country to mobilize for world war ii. >> now, some of a washington post conference on women in leadership. we'll hear from andrea mitchell of nbc news, white house deputy chief of staff nancy-ann deparle, and the president of polytechnic institute. >> nancy-ann deparle, how are you? welcome. >> thanks. >> here we go. and dr. shirley ann jackson. and andrea mitchell. who's probably been working since fife this morning -- since five this morning too. >> how are you? >> i bet you every single person here has been up since five. >> i dressed based on what andrea had on. >> you saw her on tv, and then you said, oh -- that was clever. you're not a rhodes scholar for anything. [laughter] >> wow. >> 4:30 wakeup for morning joe. >> with oh, my g
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
grade -- [laughter] but i remember being in san francisco when fritz mondale was being nominated as a presidential candidate, and in san diego at the mcdonald's 21 people were killed in a mass shooting. these have become kind of routine in this country to a greater degree than they are anywhere else in the western world. >> i think one of the things that's really useful to keep in mind is that when you look at -- so the united states is not an unusually violent country. that is a really important point to keep in mind. when you look at the unite and you compare it to -- the united states and compare it to, say, the united kingdom, we do not have lots more assaults, lots more robberies than places like the united kingdom. is place where we're really different is with respect to our homicide rate. it's just the homicide rate that makes us different, and almost all the difference between the united states and united kingdom, almost all of it is driven by gun homicides. so i think, you know, i am not very enthusiastic about letting my 8-year-old daughter watching violent video games, but
Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
his public service, but justice served in private practice in both san francisco and sacramento. i can attest to his prowess as an attorney because on one very interesting occasion he represented me. [laughter] on a speeding ticket. and got me off with a minimum fine. [laughter] from 1965 to 1988 justice kennedy was a professor of constitutional law at the mcgeorge school of law the university of the pacific located in sacramento. ander planted particularly of - the fact that he provided a valuable support to them governor ronald reagan on a number of legal issues as a volunteer lawyer. justice kennedy was appointed to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit in 1975 where he served for more than 12 years until president reagan nominated him as an associate justice of the u.s. supreme court. he took his current seat in 1988. in nominating justice kennedy to the supreme court in 1987, president ronald reagan remarked that his career as a judge in the u.s. court of appeals for the ninth circuit as a constitutional law professor and in private practice was marked by a
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm EST
area and the san francisco bay area have high concentrations of people with college educations. they tend to be more productive than other regions. again when you are importing 2.2 million guys to work to drive down the waste of accountants that's great -- just getting. that rings lots of his most of the country intends to be pretty good and also because when you have a lot of cynicism on software made in india as opposed to the united states. part of that is because they are more productive than united states but with less skilled workers the complementarity thing is, the question is made of horn less skilled workers who speak english are not competing with emigrants who don't speak english. they are potentially complementary but the thing is we actually have a decent sized stock of people in the country right now who are less skilled web limited english language proficiency. the one 11 joke i hear is those are obviously not the people you care about republican restrictionists because they look different and they speak spanish so clearly that is why we shouldn't care about them that
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